San Jose State University (SJSU)
SJSU can be found in San Jose, CA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. San Jose State University enrolls over 30,000 students annually.
Many of the students getting into this school had an SAT score between 910 to 1150, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 19 to 25. We were able to estimate the SJSU average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 63% of all applicants are accepted to San Jose State University, from which 21 percent choose to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the SJSU acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 67%.
Overall SJSU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012
The overall acceptance rate for San Jose State University was reported as 63.5% in Fall 2012 with over 25,200 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SJSU ACT Scores: 19 - 25
- SJSU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33
How Hard Is It to Get into San Jose State University?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
When determining how difficult it is for students to get into SJSU, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for SJSU has been staying about the same from year to year.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2008-2009: 66.2%
- 2009-2010: 74.4%
- 2010-2011: 56.6%
- 2011-2012: 75.1%
- 2012-2013: 63.5%
- Projected SJSU Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 67.0%
How Does SJSU Compare?
The acceptance rate for SJSU is fourteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|California State University-East Bay||68.7%|
|University of California-Santa Cruz||59.9%|
|San Francisco State University||63.8%|
|University of California-Berkeley||18.0%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Required
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to SJSU (Fall 2012)
|English||18 - 24|
|Math||20 - 26|
|Composite Score||19 - 25|